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What spooky retro videogames are you guys playing to celebrate the ghostly and ghastly Halloween season?

Excellent old thread...
>>5905651

>> No.5938782

Played through splatterhouse 1 and 2, replayed the first castlevania and rondo of blood so far this october. Gonna try the arcade castlevania because there aren't any other retrovanias I haven't played besides Simon's quest, the gameboy games, and Dracula x forever ago.

>> No.5938801

>>5938782
Nice. I still have to bite the silver bullet and play Simon's Quest.

>> No.5938847

>>5938801
I like Simons Quest a lot, mostly because there’s no time limit, except for different endings. I wish the translation was good, because then it would be a very serviceable game. The exploration is a really cool idea, and I like uncovering the secret items.
The downsides are the bosses are a joke, many items are useless, and (again) the translation is grade a quality ass.
With a handful of tweaks, it could have been a much better game, but it’s still enjoyable to play as long as you take it with a grain of salt.

>> No.5938856

Is Haunting Starring Polterguy on Genesis any good ? Im curious about it.

>> No.5938896
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>>5938856
It's a unique and silly game. Although it isn't very long.
The main draw is watching all of the cartoony animations for the various "fright-em" jumpscares.

>> No.5938904
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5938904

>>5938770
Demon's Crest

>> No.5939058

>>5938904
Nice

>> No.5939486

>>5938896
I didn't know Haunting was do bloody

>> No.5939565

Clock Tower (SFC)

multiple endings, vast majority of which are bad

>> No.5939707

>>5939565
Yeah. There's like 16 endings right? Two have you escape the house alive. In all the rest you die. Not including all the ways you can die in game.

>> No.5939709

I feel like I should replay Castlevania IV and Dracula X.

I probably won't, though, just like I probably won't watch any Horror movies this month despite wanting to.

>> No.5940065

>>5939709
I hate to admit it but I still haven't played Casltevania IV maybe I should pick it up this yesr?

>> No.5940176

>>5938904
ive never played this game but have always heard great things about it. i guess its time i give it a shot. looks really cool. just wish i had a crt :(

>> No.5940281
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>>5940176
Oh, believe me, Demon's Crest is VERY cool.
Perfect for Halloween.

>> No.5940545

>>5940065
Play it

>> No.5940613

>>5938770
you know, I just realized they are probably using water guns because of The Lost Boys movie, but silly japs don't realize holy water don't work on zombies

>> No.5940761

Anybody not playing through Phantom Fighter is far behind the frontier of truth and rightness

>> No.5941270

>>5940761
What's that om?

>> No.5941421

would anyone be interested in a late night stream of spooky retro games?

>> No.5942254

>>5938896
>that creature that throws shit out of the toilet
>grandpa falling dead out of the grandfather clock
great game

>> No.5942273

>>5941270

NES

>> No.5942278

how to git gud at zamn? i can't even make it halfway through the game.

>> No.5942530

>>5941421
Yes

>> No.5942853
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>>5942530
twitch tv /shinuzero
i usually stream nights 2am est to 4am est. mostly retro games and especially this month for october i made a list of spooky retro games to play. tonight i'm gonna play Castlevania and Night Slashers. i'm bad but its fun to hang out and people have been giving me tips in the chat

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>>5938847
>With a handful of tweaks, it could have been a much better game,
And that better game is Simon's Quest Redaction, a fanedit that fixes the poor translation and a lot of other issues the game has.

>> No.5943432

>>5942853
Cool

>> No.5943507

>>5940613
You are thinking biohazard zombies, but these were satanic necromancy risen zombie.

>> No.5943510

>>5941421
Only if its something really fucked up like clock tower

>> No.5944507

>>5943507
Oh

>> No.5944898

>>5943510
What's so weird about a giant demon possessed baby with psychic powers who dwells in a cave and eats teenage girls?

>> No.5946753

>>5938770
Last thread was epic

>> No.5946782

>>5938770
>>5946753
I like the talk about ZAMN weapons.

>> No.5946785
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>>5946782
Most Valuable Post...

THE PAST
>As a child, Little Tongue spent most of his time playing at home due to being self conscious about his large oversized tongue deformity
>Dr. Tongue's abusive overbearing mother collected fine China
>One day while playing, Lil' Tongue accidently smashes his mother's china collection
>Enraged his mother grounds Tongue for the rest of his life
>Imprisoned in the basement of the family home he becomes isolated, weird, and craves revenge against the entire world
>He dedicates his life to mad science and creates an army of monsters to punish the world that wronged him
>However Deep psychological scars remain due to the inciting incident of breaking his Mother's fine China collection

THE PRESENT
>*ZEKE & JULIE are throwing plates at DR. TONGUE'S giant disembodied floating head*
>DR. TONGUE: "I'm sorry mommy! I didn't mean to break your special plates!"
>ZEKE (continuing plate throwing): "Don't stop now. Let him have it!"
>DR. TONGUE (sobbing): "I'll glue 'em back together I swear! Don't put me in the basement mommy! "

>> No.5947118

>>5946785
Kino

>> No.5947448
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5947448

Try the SNES Addams Family game. It's a pretty good euro-style platformer with a lot of obscure hidden areas

>> No.5947756

>>5947448
Neat

>> No.5948043
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5948043

The definitive halloween game.

>> No.5948276

>>5947448
I played the Genesis one, I think it has very slightly less censorship maybe? It's a good game regardless.

>> No.5948362

>>5948276
I don't know what the differences are honestly. I always play the SNES one because I think the music sounds better and I like the warmer colors, but I guess I should figure out exactly how the two differ

>> No.5948976

>>5948043
Is this game just one big trick or treat?

>> No.5949259

>>5948976
Basically

>> No.5949263

>>5948976
its a trick alright

>> No.5949268

>>5942853
Not bad for retro stuff.

>> No.5949524
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>>5942853
Anon here. Just finished a playthrough of Castlevania Dracula X on SNES and that last boss was complete bullshit. The first form, anyway. I did cheat a little(used a savestate after I beat the first form), but I don't feel bad. I'll replay it again without savestates on my own time.

The other night I finished the original NES Castlevania for the first time and it was a blast. No cheating on that run. It crossed my mind several times but I powered through. Definitely gonna replay again some time.

Anyways, gonna start a blind run of the PS1 version of Resident Evil 2 tomorrow around 2am EST if anyone wants to hang. I'll need all the advice I can get. I've never beaten a classic RE game.

>> No.5949589

I was thinking of Corpse Party but I haven't had the time to sit for more than an hour straight.

I might play Dark Seed too, I haven't played that yet.

>> No.5949679
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5949679

This is my to go Halloween game, unironically.

>> No.5949739

>>5949679
Pure nightmarish terror

Unironically

>> No.5950271

>>5949679
Redpill me on this

>> No.5950470

How about some good horror co-op games? Do those exist for, say, snes or n64?

>> No.5950509

>>5950470
Yes.
Zombies Ate My Neighbors

>> No.5950748

>>5950509
Any others? Already beat zamb

>> No.5950751

>>5950748
Zamn*

>> No.5950756

>>5948043
never played this one (had ps1 growing up, not n64)

even worth revisiting now? or is it just nostalgia

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5950768

Playing through this right now, has a pretty halloween-y vibe, but by no means scary. Sort of like Soul Reaver with a voodoo aesthetic.

>> No.5951249

>>5950768
Looks cool

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>>5938770
The overlooked sequel

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5951480

I’m just going to leave this here.

>> No.5952078

>>5951480
Nice

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5952082

where did the "spooky october month" came from anyway? we're 2 weeks away from actual Halloween and I already having enough of this shit

>> No.5952084

>>5950271
According to this thread >>5951385 the game has unsettling sounds and music alongside some uncanny graphics.
Also >>5951443

>> No.5952186

>>5952082
Aww look at the lil zoomer not liking getting spooped.

>> No.5952338

>>5952082
Fuck off pedo

>> No.5952350

>>5942278
Only pickup useful weapons so you don't make your rotation awfully long.
If you see an enemy near a victim that you can't get, just get it off-screen to unload it

>> No.5952356

>>5952084
>Unknown Theme J

Wow. Dissonant creepy experimental music in a kids game? That is an odd choice. I'm going to have to check this out.

>> No.5952358

>>5952350
Terrible advice.
ALL weapons are useful and necessary in ZAMN

>> No.5952371
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5952371

>>5949679
>>5952084
>>5952356
>Porky's Haunted Holiday

It was a creepypasta before creepypasta was a thing

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5952375

The correct answer is Nightmare in the Dark.

>> No.5952531

>>5952358
retard

>> No.5952538

>>5952350
What would you consider as useful weapons? Like the lawnmower?

>> No.5952564

>>5939565
I was playing it and it's definitely got a cool atmosphere but the "lel you looked at the mirror you're dead" "lele you fell through the floor" instant death stuff makes me not want to finish it. Neat though.

Going to be playing Resident Evil and Silent Hill for the first time this month.

>> No.5952578

>>5952531
>fails to refute my point
>only responds with ad hominem

RETARD!

>> No.5952580

>>5952538
Don't listen to that moron. Pick up EVERY WEAPON AND SUPPORT ITEM YOU CAN

>> No.5952583

>>5952578
>Replies to my good advice with "terrible advice" without any reasoning
>Get called retard, which is what you are
>Hurr NOOOO

Retard

>> No.5952640

>>5952583
Resources are limited in ZAMN. Not collecting weapons is a death sentence.
Fuck off troll

>> No.5952673

>>5952640
Oh yeah, you totally need those 150 tomatoes
Fuck off brainlet

>> No.5952775

>>5952673
I don't think he said you HAD to collect every weapon, he said there was no reason to avoid weapons. And he's absolutely correct.

>> No.5952784

>>5951473
In name only.

>> No.5953187

>>5952673
Good point. Be sure to avoid those pesky items too. Skip medkits, clown decoys, and all potions. They just clutter up your inventory.

>> No.5953483

>>5952375
This game kicks ass, I'm going to play it some more thanks to you

>>5952371
In addition to being an utterly insane living nightmare it's pretty fun

>> No.5953729

>>5940613
>silly japs
Game was delevoped by Lucasarts

>> No.5953740
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5953740

>not one Blood post
The absolute state of this board

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5953754

beat the shit out of the woofman

>> No.5953771
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5953771

If you had MAME this is always fun for a little play through, to this day I can still remember hearing the screams and the aaauuugggghhh over every other game that was in the arcade.

>> No.5953837

>>5938770
Haven't been playing any yet, but I plan on playing some Castlevania games, Ghouls n' Ghosts and Resident Evil.

>> No.5953850
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5953850

Halfway disc 2 I realized I don't enough chill pills to beat a bossfight, had to start over the entire game. 90's sure were different times, this kind of thing would never in a million years be allowed to happen in a modern game. I'm still liking it though, just breezed through the entire laboratory stage without using a single chill pill and now my inventory if pretty much filled with them.

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>> No.5953918

Guys, i want to play another RE, but dont know which one to play. Ive only played through 2 and 4.

Shall i just play RE1?

>> No.5953937

>>5942961
Does Redaction help that much? For instance, does it make that one puzzle with the tornado clear?

>> No.5953983

>>5950756
It's not just nostalgia

>> No.5954036

>>5953740
lol. Does he accidently stab himself?

>> No.5954039

>>5953918
Yes. RE1 is the most quotable Resident Evil. Mostly because of Barry (Where's Barry?l

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>>5953904

>> No.5954823

>>5954684
>Last panel
>"AH BLOO BLOO BLOO!"

>> No.5955195

>>5954036
Well he seems go be doing it in a hurry

>> No.5955198

>>5953918
Play 3, REmake, outbreak 1 and 2 are also good, play code veronica

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5955562

Post more vidya skeles

>> No.5955585

>>5955562
Too spooky!

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